Panton, George

Wharfinger or harbourmaster who was appointed coroner of the County of Cumberland in September 1819. He resigned from the position two months later when he was appointed as the postmaster of the Territory of New South Wales, running the post office from the Kings Wharf. He died in April 1829 at his home on Bunkers Hill.

Milestone
Born
Leith, Scotland
1785
Arrived Sydney
Dec 1818
Died
24 Apr 1829
Buried
26 Apr 1829
Occupation
Position
County of Cumberland
Sep 1819 - Nov 1819
Territory of New South Wales,
Nov 1819 - Apr 1829